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The International Mobile Film Festival is honored to present our official sponsors for 2024. We take pride in our selection of sponsors because they bring the very best benefits to our event and mobile filmmaking community worldwide.

International Mobile Film Festival was launched in the Spring 2009 from a vision September 11, 2001.

IMFF 2024 SPONSORS

FilmConvert | New Zealand | SPONSOR

We believe Filmmaking should be enhanced by technology, leaving no limitations! So we’re giving the power back to the filmmaker by providing software that delivers beautiful colors, leaving you to create beautiful stories.

FilmConvert enables you to add film color & grain to your video in a few simple clicks. With a range of market-leading cameras profiled, you can achieve precise, industry leading results even under the tightest deadline. Since 2017.

Read our spotlight on FilmConvert as a sponsor for the 8th consecutive year!

Check out FilmConvert Nitrate and CineMatch and their newest, Halation for Nitrate.

OFFICIAL SPONSOR IMFF 2017-2025

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Zacuto | Chicago, Illinois, USA | SPONSOR

Zacuto, a leading filmmaking accessory manufacturer, has been designing production grade filmmaking accessories for 20+ years. They are known for their high quality optical viewfinders, electronic viewfinders and shoulder rigs. They recently launched their newest invention, the Smart Z-Finder, a viewfinder for phones.

The device allows users to harness a phone’s incredible capabilities by adding the single most important part of any camera, the viewfinder, a missing part that users have been asking Zacuto to create. Designed to magnify and block out light, it enables you to see an in-depth, glare-free image of your screen to achieve critical focus and framing and see exactly what your audience will see. The Smart Z-Finder is just the beginning of the products they have in the pipeline, like on-camera boom poles, micro mixers and more.

They are excited to provide mobile content creators and filmmakers tools to inspire them to innovate and create.

“We are excited about our partnership with the International Mobil Film Festival. In 2012 with our documentary, “The Revenge of the Great Camera Shootout”, we said “It’s not the gear that determines greatness anymore, it’s you!” Get out there with the tools you have and tell a great story, learn from each project and make each project better.”

International Mobile Film Festival is honored to welcome Zacuto as a partner supporting mobile filmmakers through our film festival in San Diego.

OFFICIAL SPONSOR IMFF 2024

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Swords & Circuitry Studios | San Diego, California | SPONSOR

Swords & Circuitry Studios is a multimedia development company based in sunny San Diego, California, specializing in the dvelopment of entertainment properties for television, film, radio, the web, computer gaming, comics and other publishing outlets. Founded in 2001 by Executive Producers Neal Hallford and Jana Hallford, it began as a publishing service for their joint writing efforts, but has since grown into a broader entertainment entity with numerous internally and externally produced projects currently in development. Since 2018.

OFFICIAL SPONSOR 2018-2025

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A Pawsability 4 Veterans | Hemet, California | FISCAL SPONSOR

We are proud to bring A Pawsability 4 Veterans as our fiscal sponsor for the International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego. We share a passion to share stories that can make a real impact and perhaps even make the world better. We look forward to working with Sandy Dee, founder of A Pawsability 4 Veterans, building partnerships to build communities around storytelling and film using iPhones to tell real stories told by veterans.

“We are a 501(c)(3) Non Profit with a passion for collaborating and producing veteran focused documentaries.”

OFFICIAL SPONSOR 2023-2025

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Engraving Pros | San Diego, California | SPONSOR

Engraving Pros has been in business over 25 years. Engraving Pros has been engraving and providing Trophy Awards to the International Mobile Film Festival since the innaugural event. We are honored to include Engraving Pros as a sponsor to the 2020 edition of IMFF. 

They are located in San Diego County at the Grossmont Center Shopping Mall in La Mesa. They are dependable, professional, and have a wonderful staff.

Contact them for your engraving needs for both personal or corporate. Since 2020.

OFFICIAL SPONSOR 2020-2025

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Hall H Show Podcast | San Diego, California | SPONSOR

As “The Voice of Independent Creators,” our podcast, the Hall H Show, is dedicated to giving some of our favorite pop culture and comic book creators (artists, illustrators, writers, cosplayers, movie makers, fellow bloggers and podcasters, etc.) an opportunity to tell their story.

IMFF 2023 is glad to have our friends at the Hall H Show Podcast sponsoring. They’ve been supporters since late 2016.

OFFICIAL SPONSOR 2025

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Science Fiction Coalition | San Diego, California | SPONSOR

Dude Vader has been a sponsor of the IMFF Red Carpet Extravaganza since 2017. We are honored, grateful, and thrilled to include the Science Fiction Coalition as a sponsor to our Red Carpet Extravaganza! Each filmmaker will be escorted during a fun show by a member of this famed charity group of cosplayers.

“The Science Fiction Coalition was founded on January 1st, 2017 in San Diego by Shawn Mullen and fellow science fiction enthusiasts. Our mission is simple: Support our community, uplift each other and all of those arounds us, and celebrate the spirit of fandom.”

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They’ll be escorting and entertaining during the “Red Carpet Extravaganza” Sunday, April 27, 2025.

OFFICIAL SPONSOR 2023-2025

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SBP Podcast Mobile Filmmaking | San Diego, California | Media Sponsor

The SBP Podcast continues to give a voice to the mobile filmmaking community and industry. Susy Botello hosts the podcast: The Voice of Mobile Film™ is for everyone who ever wanted to or is curious about making movies and videos using smartphones. S. Botello Productions™ (SBP) created the SBP Podcast in October 2017. Six years running and over 175 episodes!

The podcast hosted a live in-person episode with “Fade In To Film” panelists April 28, 2024.

OFFICIAL SPONSOR 2025

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Videomaker| Chico, California | Partnership

Videomaker’s mission is to help others achieve their pursuits by using video as a common communications medium. They picture a world where people use video as regularly as they use photos, illustrations, and text to communicate thoughts, ideas and concepts.

Compliments of International Mobile Film Festival, you can receive a free one-year digital subscription to Videomaker magazine when you submit your project to IMFF 2025. Each subscription features tips and tricks, buyer’s guides for filmmaking equipment, and various editorial content regarding the industry of video.

Since 2024

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